The term "lean" when referring to business was coined by the Toyota Motor Company in Japan and refers to stripping out waste practices in order to make the company as efficient as it could possibly be.
When most Lean Organizations try to introduce Lean to sales and marketing they seldom take the time to develop Lean Thinking. They first start trying to apply the tools of Lean or trying to build a culture of Lean. It is a very difficult thing to do.
Spotlight on Training: Advanced Problem Solving How one company used lessons from our Advanced Problem Solving course to solve an inventory problem and save money! Applying a consistent problem solving methodology to identify root cause and eliminate it..